Barefoot Days

By: Cayford, E.H. (Elmer Howard)

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137pp. The story of the Cayford family, who immigrated to the Bow River Valley in I902 from the United States. The story of homesteading and ten children growing up on the Prairies is told by Elmer Cayford, the third of the four older boys who moved to the Northwest Territories with their parents Howard and Alice. After their first succesful establishment of a homestead, they and other ranchers were forced off their quarter sections by a Chicago meat packing syndicate. The family finally settled in the Manitou Lake District, where the children were among the first pupils at the Wells School.

Title: Barefoot Days

Author Name: Cayford, E.H. (Elmer Howard)

Illustrator: E.H. Cayford

Categories: Agriculture, History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Saskatoon, Sask., Western Producer Book Service: 1974

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Size: 8vo., Boards

Seller ID: Books006264

Keywords: Western Canada, Immigration, Iowa, Bow River Valley, Manitou Lake, George Lane Meat Packing Syndicate, Wells School, Lashburn, Battleford, Stevenson Iron Mines, Minnesota - Manitoba railroad, CPR, Prairie homesteading, 1902, 6T Bar Brand, Cattle Ranching, Northwest territiories, Chicago meat packers, Cayford family, Elmer, Morris, Paul, Mamie, Carol, Guy, Margery, Charlie, Max, Raymond